DeltaMaster clicks! 03/2017

Setting up data input for planning – An overview

Greetings, fellow data analysts! In the last issue, we discussed how DeltaMaster can make it easier for you to input data in planning applications. Most of the functions described are available in all applications without having to be set up specifically for this purpose. However, some functions do need to be set up, while you will get more benefit from others if you prepare them carefully. These tasks are the responsibility of report editors and application administrators. This issue of Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 02/2017

Inputting data in planning applications – An overview

Greetings, fellow data analysts! When we demonstrate how DeltaMaster can be used to analyze variances during seminars and webinars on reporting, we sometimes find ourselves being asked the question: Where do you actually get the planned figures from that you use to calculate the variances? The answer is simple: From DeltaMaster! Some people may use it solely as a reporting and analysis tool, but for others, it is the most important instrument for collecting and storing planned figures. In this Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 04/2006

Commenting on Reports, Figures, and Budgets

Dear data analysts, 55.000 printed pages in 88 volumes: This is the current “Staudinger“, the most comprehensive commentary to the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch, BGB) – which itself fits into a paperback of just about 700 pages. In such legislative comments, the explanations of wise heads are compiled to serve as an important basis for the daily work of lawyers. Excesses like the “Staudinger” are certainly strange to our profession – but also in the field of Analytical Reporting Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 03/2006

DeltaMaster for Budgeting

Dear data analysts, many an author seems to have great trouble with plans. “The more planful humans act”, Friedrich Dürrenmatt writes in the interpretation of his “Physicians”, “the more drastically chance may hit them”. Or Erich Kästner, who warns grown-ups: “The more voluptuous the plans may blossom, the more complicated the deeds will turn out.” Does their scepticism result from the fact that they had no suitable tool to forge their plans? You, dear data analysts, have at least the Read More …